Archive: 07/14/2009

Happiness Is an iPhone App

Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology at UC Riverside and author of the book “The How of Happiness,” has teamed up with Signal Patterns, developers of psychology-based Web and mobile applications, to create the new ...

Jul 14, 2009
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Ala. doctor could bring attention to moribund post

(AP) -- The U.S. Surgeon General has been described as "the nation's doctor," a "national nanny" and the person who puts warning labels on cigarette packs. But lately, the position has been mostly called ...

Jul 14, 2009
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Wood stoves -- a viable home heat source?

The stress of rising natural gas prices is leading many consumers to rethink how they heat their homes. For some this means moving towards modern alternative energy options, while others have been turning to a more traditional ...

Jul 14, 2009
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LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers

Earlier this year, a scientific team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the Broad Institute identified a class of RNA genes known as large intervening non-coding RNAs or "lincRNAs," a discovery that has ...

Jul 14, 2009
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Best energy harvesting sources for future AF UAVs

Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) are expected to power Air Force unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the future because they are an optimum energy harvesting source that may lead to longer flight times without refueling.

Jul 14, 2009
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